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SCULPTURE

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B82918 Stone Carving Beginning/Intermediate, Wednesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Susan Lyman
Skill Level: ALL

Discover the magic of stone carving. Starting with hand tools and working small in limestone, beginning students will be introduced to the carving process including basic three-dimensional design concepts. Intermediate students will hone their understanding of the reductive process and sculptural design and be introduced to power and pneumatic tools. First-time students are provided with a limestone block to carve and all necessary tools. Intermediate students may want to discuss their project with the instructor before purchasing materials. You'll be surprised by the imagery you'll unlock within the stone.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/31/2018 and ending 12/19/2018 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 292.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 323.00 ea.

C82919 Stone Carving Beginning/Intermediate Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Susan Lyman/ Franks Picos
Skill level: ALL

Discover the magic of stone carving. Starting with hand tools and working small in limestone, beginning students will be introduced to the carving process including basic three-dimensional design concepts. Intermediate students will hone their understanding of the reductive process and sculptural design and be introduced to power and pneumatic tools. First-time students are provided with a limestone block to carve and all necessary tools. Intermediate students may want to discuss their project with the instructor before purchasing materials. You'll be surprised by the imagery you'll unlock within the stone.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/2/2019 and ending 2/20/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 329.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 297.00 ea.

C82319 Paper Mache Faux Taxidermy [New!] Thursdays 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Suzanne Hughes
Skill level: ALL

Discover the elegant simplicity of creating sculpture in paper mache and paper clay while creating an artistic talking piece for your home or office. You will learn how to translate 2-D photos and sketches to a 3-D small maquette and full size creation. You will learn about creating armature and building in layers, along with creative finishing techniques. Google "faux taxidermy" to see examples of the art form and bring reference photos of an animal you would like to sculpt to the first class. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Some materials provided.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/3/2019 and ending 2/21/2019 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 274.00 ea.

C87919 Balanced Sculpture [NEW!] Fridays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: ALL

Explore one of the primary concepts for kinetic sculpture: balance. In this class you will create mobiles and/or other small-scale sculpture inspired by Alexander Calder. Using simple hand tools, wire bending, and jewelry torch techniques, you will learn basic principles involved in making a moving object and discuss the forces involved in making it move. Whether you are new to sculpture or experienced, this class will help you explore the visual and expressive impact that movement and balance can have in your designs. Some materials provided. Project materials purchased by student.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 1/4/2019 and ending 2/22/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 295.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 269.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art
Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota
Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two
weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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